Items Tagged ‘donate’

Making the ordinary possible for pediatric patients

December 5, 2016

Making the ordinary possible for pediatric patients

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No child wants to spend days in the hospital, let alone weeks or months. Yet that’s the reality for many pediatric patients battling chronic or life-threatening conditions at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. “When you work every day with medically fragile children, you get to know them and their families really well,” says Nancy Hayes, manager […]

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Tags: Chase Child Life Program, chronic illness, donate, donating, Everyday Wish Fund, hospitalized children, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, pediatric patients


Body donations provide unending healthcare benefits

May 24, 2016

Body donations provide unending healthcare benefits

By uclahealth uclahealth

Many of today’s medical advancements wouldn’t be possible without the thousands of people who donate their bodies for medical education and research. Each year, the UCLA Donated Body Program receives about 175 donated remains from patients, staff and members of the community. These donations provide unending benefits — not only to UCLA caregivers, but to […]

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Tags: advance directive, Ceremony of Thanks, donate, donor bodies, medical students, UCLA Donated Body Program